Provide student support advisors at each regional campus location (Bega, Batemans Bay, Shoalhaven and Southern Highlands), to provide access to student welfare support and advice on ‘reasonable adjustments’ for students studying with a disability.
Woolyungah Indigenous Centre will provide meals/food vouchers to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in need of support.
Provide emergency and crisis housing assistance to students in emergency situations who have minimal or no access to accommodation, food or other living provisions (such as travel/Opal Cards). This may be due to unlivable or potentially threatening situations, or following a critical incident. Student are eligible based on set criteria and are issued with general living provisions (eg toiletries) assistance with emergency accommodation.
Provides students with discounts to membership to UOW PULSE premier fitness, aquatic and sporting facilities including two health clubs (Wollongong and Innovation Campus), outdoor 50m heated pool and expansive indoor and outdoor sport and recreation facilities.
The Safe and Respectful Communities team is responsible for leading the University’s work to prevent sexual assault and harassment from occurring on our campuses, and for providing coordinated response and support if it does happen.
The Student Advocacy Service (SAS) is a free, confidential and independent service for all UOW students. The SAS provides advocacy and referral for a range of academic, procedural and administrative issues.
The Play Free Sport program is an opportunity for UOW students to participate in sporting activities without any upfront costs. The program consists of 2 x 2 hour slots throughout the week whereby students will be able to participate in a range of team sports such as:
UOW PULSE promotes, supports and oversees students involvement in representative sport across the following platforms:
- UniSport National intervarsity sport
- UOW representative sport clubs in local competition
Program reduces the financial burden on students who represent UOW in the sporting arena.
SWS – Housing Support, Airport Transport & Emergency Accommodation
Program will deliver accommodation related support and services to all UOW SWS and CBD students with the focus on newly arriving international students.
Provides services that enhance student welfare and safety. The program will deliver the following services for students:
- Support progress against UOW student Mental Health Strategy by addressing: Crisis Management (including Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment); Self-Development; and Prevention Awareness.
- Provide student Legal Services
- UOWX Program.
A series of events, activities and workshops delivered by UniLife to help students master the life/study balance. In addition, students have ready access to wellness resources throughout the year.